Tigers streak past Indians
Marcus Thames belted a two-run homer as the Detroit Tigers won their third straight by defeating the Cleveland Indians 5-1 Friday night in the opener of a three-game series at Comerica Park.
Detroit won this game as a -145 favorite, while the game’s six runs went well UNDER the night’s posted over/under (8.5).
Josh Anderson hit a two-run single for the AL Central division-leading Tigers. Edwin Jackson allowed only four hits and one run over seven innings for his seventh victory.
Ryan Garko hit a solo home run for the Indians. Cliff Lee whiffed eight batters, but gave up three runs off five hits in a losing effort.